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Toughcats’ electrified third release

Damn if it isn't fun to watch a band evolve.
Some old days, some new
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 14, 2012
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Road show report

Seven of our finest soundmakers played New York's Sullivan Hall last Thursday as part of the CMJ mania.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 28, 2011
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A little bit country

The line-up for the Portland showcase at the CMJ Festival will be: SPOSE , BILLY LIBBY , THE MALLETT BROTHERS BAND , SUNSET HEARTS , THE MILKMAN'S UNION , THE TOUGHCATS , and KURT BAKER .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 23, 2011

Nothing Drab about it

We found ourselves happily trampled last weekend by DRAB PONY , JEREMY ROBINSON 's on/off improv project, as they whipped up a froth of excessive noise tantrums in the darklit rodeo of the Apohadion in Bayside.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 19, 2011

The Toughcats at One Longfellow Square, February 3

When considering the bands comprising the Portland music scene, in all of its glory, it's easy to forget the Toughcats, because they don't play locally very often.
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By AMANDA PLEAU  |  February 11, 2011

Toughcats at Frontier Café, Stephaniesid at One Longfellow Square, and more


Elsewhere, the irrepressible Toughcats play an intimate set at Frontier Café (14 Maine St., 207.725.5222) at 7 pm in Brunswick ($12), and Bjorkish and brooding...
By webteam  |  October 06, 2010


Toughcats at One Longfellow Square; Zep cover band at Port City


On top of that, the Toughcats play their first proper Portland gig since their new record came out (at One Longfellow Square), and a Zeppelin...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010
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Tough enough

It’s hard to do genuinely new things with roots music, but the Toughcats have proven with their second album what everybody suspected after hearing their first: They are one of the most creative and inventive bands going today.
Stroll, hop, or Run to the Mill
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 02, 2010

The Low Anthem visit the Low Countries

Plus Brown Birds and Toughcats
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 12, 2010